SmallGovCon Week In Review: October 12-16, 2015

Another week is almost over, and that means it’s time to bring you the SmallGovCon Week In Review.  This week we look at GSA’s IT consolidation efforts, a bid-rigging scheme that resulted in a seven-year prison sentence, allegations of SDVOSB fraud, and much more.

  • GSA is moving to the next level with its IT consolidation effort to modernize its mission-critical applications. [Federal News Radio]
  • A bid-rigging scheme labeled as “the largest in the history of federal contracting cases” has resulted in a seven-year prison sentence. [Federal Times]
  • The Government has sued a New York company for allegedly falsely claiming to be a SDVOSB. [The Buffalo News]
  • Guy Timberlake offers insights on “Eight Ways Companies Win $250,000 in Federal Contracts.” [GovConChannel]
  • According to the OFPP, category management needs to become a cross-agency goal in the initiative of changing the way the government buys goods and services. [Federal News Radio]
  • Senator Jeanne Shaheen sheds light on the obstacles that women-owned small businesses face and how she is fighting to level the playing field. [Forbes.com]
  • Boeing pays a hefty fine after bilking the government with false wage claims. [Long Beach Patch]
  • There is going to be no shortage of acquisition opportunities in the government services market and there are plenty of conditions to support more consolidation. But are there simply too many opportunities? [Washington Business Journal]

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